Edwin Howard Armstrong
American electrical engineer and inventor
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- Anyone who has had actual contact with the making of the inventions that built the radio art knows that these inventions have been the product of experiment and work based on physical reasoning, rather than on the mathematicians' calculations and formulae. Precisely the opposite impression is obtained from many of our present day text books and publications.
- As quoted in Electronics (2005) by P. Arun, p. 310
- The world, I think, will wait a long time for Nikola Tesla's equal in achievement and imagination.
- Men substitute words for reality and then argue about the words.
- As quoted in "Edwin Armstrong : Pioneer of the Airwaves" by Yannis Tsividis
- Unsourced variant: Men like to substitute words for reality and then argue about the words.
Quotes about Edwin Howard ArmstrongEdit
- "Edwin Armstrong : Pioneer of the Airwaves" by Yannis Tsividis at Columbia University
- Profile of Armstrong at The World
- "Major Edwin Howard Armstrong" by Donna Halper
- "Edwin H. Armstrong" by Mike Katzdorn
- "A History of the Regeneration Circuit : From Invention to Patent Litigation" by Sungook Hong (PDF)
- "The Legacies of Edwin Howard Armstrong" from Proceedings of the Radio Club of America, Vol.64 no.3 (November 1990)